1356: Yasaburo Nishikaze

1356: Yasaburo Nishikaze

Yasaburo Nishikaze

Nishikaze was born on 15 August 1888. He is also named in the file as Yasaburo George Nishikaze. He was a restaurant owner and hotel operator. His family includes Komae Nishikaze [possibly Komaye Nishikaze] (wife; nee Komae Nakamatsu or Komaye Nakamatsu) Koichi Nishikaze (son; deceased), and Harry Nishikaze (son; born 29 August 1928). His home address is listed as 714 West Third Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and then to New Denver, BC. A letter dated 21 November 1950 was addressed to him at 4510 Carlton Avenue, Montreal, QC. His listed seized property includes a real estate lot with a house and bungalow, sold to Andrew Fossheim, along with its furniture and restaurant equipment.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 August 1888
Nationality Unknown
Locations uprooted
Vancouver, BC
Reel
C-9317 (1686-1829)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1356
Name Yasaburo Nishikaze
Dates
Not Before: 27 March 1942
Not After: 21 January 1951

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1356: Yasaburo Nishikaze

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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